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Qawali in hebrew @ Isreal

Hebrew Qawwali at Israel Sufi Festival – HaQawwaliya עלי רוחי
Hebrew Qawwali Party – by Shye Ben Tzur
Lyrics from Qawali by Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan, however the poetry would be Soofiyaano Kalaam, poetry written by devout Sufi poets.

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685th death anniversary of Amir Khusrow

Amir Khusrow was a musician, scholar and poet. He was an iconic figure in the cultural history of the Sub- subcontinent (South Asia). A Sufi mystic and a spiritual disciple of Nizamuddin Auliya of Delhi, Amīr Khusrow was not only a notable poet but also a prolific and seminal musician. He wrote poetry primarily in Persian, but also in Hindavi.

He is regarded as the “father of qawwali” (the devotional music).He is also credited with enriching classical music by introducing Persian and Arabic elements in it, and was the originator of the khayal and tarana styles of music. The invention of the tabla is also traditionally attributed to Amīr Khusrow. …

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